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I, like so many others, was astonished tonight by Keith Olbermann's announcement that "Countdown" was over.

When one door closes, another opens.  The thought that came to my mind was, this man is being freed up for something else.  And then I thought, Joe Lieberman's seat is going to open up...Connecticut...

Keith Olbermann has:

* A first class intellect

* Killer debating skills

* Experience before cameras and microphones

...but most of all...

* A deep, heartfelt concern for the wellbeing of the American people.

It's a thought -- maybe Sen. Franken and Mr. Olbermann should have coffee and talk about the experience of running for the Senate and what it is like to serve there.

A girl can dream, can't she?  I could not envision a finer public servant than a Senator Olbermann.

Originally posted to Sara R on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 07:24 PM PST.

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